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“The battle that we have as a credentialed pharmacist is the doctor is too terrified to stop medication, because if they have a heart attack or a stroke then they’re …

Debbie Rigby takes a look at the latest in research news  Risk Versus Benefit of Combined Aspirin and Warfarin Therapy in Patients With Atrial Fibrillation In this retrospective, cohort study …

Karalyn Huxhagen takes a look at the pharmacist’s role in end of life care, and how they can support patients and their loved ones In community pharmacy we often touch …

Longest observational study to date finds no association between statin use and decline in memory or cognition New research has found no association between statin use and memory change in …

Debbie Rigby rounds up the latest in research news Omega-3 Fatty Acids for the Management of Hypertriglyceridemia The American Heart Association has released an update on the role of omega-3 …

Pharmacists can play an important role in helping patients with dementia and their carers, writes Louis Roller Dementia is a syndrome due to disease of the brain, usually of a …

Debbie Rigby rounds up the latest in research news Reduction in Use of Risperidone for Dementia in Australia Risperidone is the only antipsychotic approved in Australia for the management of …

Debbie Rigby rounds up the latest in research news The effects of single inhaler triple therapy vs single inhaler dual therapy or separate triple therapy for the management of chronic …

Debbie Rigby takes a look at the latest in research news Antidepressants plus benzodiazepines for adults with major depression A Cochrane review has concluded combined antidepressant plus benzodiazepine therapy is …

Debbie Rigby rounds up the latest in research news A Practical Approach to Low-Dose Aspirin for Primary Prevention New clinical trials suggest a reduced benefit of aspirin for preventing first …

The Guild’s Queensland Branch has acquired funding as part of the state Government’s Advancing Queensland: An Age-Friendly Community Grants Program to enable pharmacies to become dementia friendly The Dementia Friendly …

Debbie Rigby rounds up the latest in research news  Relationship of inhaled long-acting bronchodilators with cardiovascular outcomes among patients with stable COPD A meta-analysis and systematic review of 43 randomized …